We learned a few things in the 2016 American League and National League Division Series.

We learned it will be the Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays in the AL Championship Series and the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs in the NL Championship Series. All four teams won three games to advance, which I suppose is another lesson in case anyone’s new to this whole postseason baseball thing.

As for the other key takeaways from the division series round, well, that’s what we’re here to get into. Let’s look at one takeaway for each of the surviving teams and three bigger-picture takeaways for the division series round as a whole.

After all those “takeaways,” it is with no shame that I now say this: Take it away!

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